Taxon: Yucca gloriosa L.

Genus: Yucca
    Section: Yucca
Family: Asparagaceae
  Subfamily: Agavoideae
Nomen number: 42154
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:319. 1753
Name Verified on: 15-Feb-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-Feb-2007
Species priority site is: National Arid Land Plant Genetic Resources Unit (PARL)
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; China FlEncy)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Florida, - Georgia, - Louisiana, - Mississippi, - North Carolina, - South Carolina

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Duncan, W. H. & J. T. Kartesz Vascular flora of Georgia: an annotated checklist. 1981 (L Georgia)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Hochstätter, F. & G. Hentzschel Yucca II (Agavaceae): (indehiscent-fruited species) in the Southwest, Midwest and East of the USA. 2002 (Yucca II) 35-38.
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. 1964 (F Carolin)
  • Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. 1949 (Rehder)
  • Zhong Guo & Hua Jing China floral encyclopaedia. 1993 (China FlEncy)

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